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(Includes the states of Illinois & Wisconsin)

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Welcome to the Great Lakes Chapter Webpage

This area is your resource for information about past, current and future meetings, events and news. Please visit often as the information will be updated frequently.

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Chapter Officers

Florence Marafatsos

Florence Marafatsos
Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company
1275 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: 847-904-5349

Sonja A. Rodebaugh

Vice President
Sonja A. Rodebaugh
Martin & Company
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-284-6333


Laura M. Lemke

Laura M. Lemke, ACP
Berkley Shared Services
1250 E. Diehl Road, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60564
Phone: 630-210-0407

Paul Doetsch

Paul Doetsch
Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company
1275 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: 845-904-5414


Daphne Crockett

Regional Director
Daphne Crockett, AINS, MCM
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
225 W Washington Street, Ste 1800
Chicago, IL 60606-3458
Phone: 312-715-5550

Patrick Coleman

Past President
Patrick Coleman, ALMI, AIRC, FIC
National Catholic Society of Foresters
320 S School St.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Phone: 847-342-4500 x219
Tollfree: 800-344-6273 x219


Committee Chairs

Planning Committee

Sonja Rodebaugh

Nominating Committee

Jim Morgan

Membership Committee


Chapter Webmaster:

Kent Davies


Great Lakes Chapter Meeting

Save the Date — August 10th — A State of "Affairs" — Springfield, IL

The AICP Great Lakes Chapter will be hosting an Educational meeting in conjunction with the Illinois State Fair being held in Springfield, IL. We will provide sessions specific to Property & Casualty and Life & Health as well as a General Session that will focus on the State of Affairs. Take this opportunity to meet state regulators as they speak on the topics of market conduct and state filings.

And of course, lunch will be served ... all of this for the low registration fee of $50!

More details will be coming soon. Be sure to mark August 10, 2018 on your calendars. Also discuss this opportunity with AICP Members and non-Members alike to attend and learn things that will help make sure 2018 is a great year!

The AICP ... our state of "Affairs"!

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E-Day Pictures

Education Day Recap
We held our 2018 E-Day on March 27th at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Our E-Day theme and the title of our General Session was "Compliance Roles for Non-Compliance Folks". We also benefited from two breakout sessions focusing in P&C and L&H topics. Speaker Bios, session descriptions and slides appear below.

We enjoyed great support from several sponsors. We are especially grateful to our Silver Level Sponsors: Martin & Company, McHugh Consulting Resources, PCI, and Wolters Kluwer. We also thank our Bronze Level Sponsors: AAIS, Insurance Compliance Consultants, Locke Lord, Insurance Compact Commission, Milliman, Dan Cotter (Latimer LeVay, Fyock, LLC), and Simply Insurance Compliance.

Thanks to all who attended! We hope to see you at future Great Lakes Events!

General Session:
Compliance Roles for non-Compliance Folks
This session will cover the many roles that every employee must play in making an organization compliant. The panel will consist of various industry veterans who have overseen and implemented compliance programs. Topics covered will include HR, actuarial, claims, financial, underwriting, and privacy and cyber concerns. Please join us for this interactive session.
Confirmed Presenters — Dan Cotter, Partner - Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC; Sonja Rodebaugh, Vice President & Director of Compliance - Martin & Company; and Arnie Rippener, Associate Actuary (ACAS) - Martin & Company.

Property and Casualty Session:
Dealing with Natural Disasters: What you need to know.
In 2017 hurricanes, flooding, wild fires and mudslides caused catastrophic losses for policyholders and insurers. In this session you will hear from Regulatory and Industry experts who have worked through these tragedies and learn what is expected of companies when these unfortunate events happen.
Confirmed Presenters — Angela Nelson, Director - Missouri DOI, and Erin Collins, Assistant Vice President - State Affairs - NAMIC

Life and Health Session:
What's Happening in the Regulatory world of Life and Annuities
This interactive session will cover the many hot topics being discussed on the NAIC, state, and Interstate Compact level. The panel will consist of State and Interstate Compact Regulators. Among the topics being covered will be suitability, illustrations, new fiduciary rules, filing concerns, and many more.
Confirmed Presenters — Richard Wicka, Deputy General Counsel - Wisconsin DOI, and Karen Z. Schutter, Executive Director - Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission

Speaker Bios E-Day 2018 GLC

Thank You General Announcements

Compliance for Non-Compliance Folks – General Session – PowerPoint

AICP Disaster Response – P&C Session – PowerPoint

AICP Disaster – P&C Session – Power Point

E-Day Agenda - 2018 GLC Business Meeting Agenda - 2018 GLC

Sponsors - Silver Level HURON 1
Sponsors - Silver Level HURON 2
Sponsors - Bronze Level Ontario 1
Sponsors - Bronze Level Ontario 2


Chapter Handbook

Speaker Policy


Financial Report


Chapter Guidelines

Click here to view the Chapter Guidelines (.pdf format)


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